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Regional Knowledge Center

Useful links

This section provides link to useful information resources and relevant projects in the field of environmental protection.

Central Asia Regional Water Information Base Project (CAREWIB) aims at the improvement of information provision in water and environmental sectors in Central Asian countries in order to promote transparency openness and foster public support for rational natural resources use.

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is a global network of international organizations and experts that identifies and addresses major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice. By encouraging widespread collaboration and world-class research, the GGKP offers practitioners and policymakers the policy guidance, good practices, tools, and data necessary to support the transition to a green economy.

Health effects of particulate matter. Policy implications for countries in eastern Europe, Caucasus and central Asia (2013), WHO



WHO Air quality guidelines - global update 2005

UN Climate Change  Databases - Adaptation and resilience

UN Climate Change  Databases – Nationally appropriate mitigation actions: Technical Resources and Publications

EU Water Initiative (EUWI): Water Policy Reforms in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) - Publications

Air Quality Governance in ENPI East (Air-Q-Gov)

The Air-Q-Gov project supported Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation and Ukraine to tackle the challenges those countries face with the increase of air pollution emissions.

Project information materials are available here:

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 

OECD website provide a large collection of information material related to environmental policy, including documents in Russian, for instance on Environmental permitting.

OECD environmental page:

OECD page on Environmental permitting:


This project is funded by the European Union

And implemented by a consortium led by